Following the Colorado River is UP freight MNYRO as it rounds the big sweeping curve at McCoy on the Dotsero Cutoff.
After crossing the Cascade Mountains a Portland Western - Roseville creeps up to the switch to wait on Amtrak 14.
Southbound 5469, carries some road grime on its face, and ES44AC-H GE demonstrator #2022 second out. The sharp spire of 9182' Mount Thielsen rises in the distance.
While the rain keeps falling on the Mojave sub around Phelan, the WCRV has made it through and is approaching the town of Mojave
An ES44AC pulls a northbound intermodal train around the Cantara Loop. All that remains of a string line derailment that happened a week earlier is the fire trailer. It was used to keep brush fire... (more)
A westbound pig train highballs Belle Mina.
An Operation Lifesaver special returns to Proviso after a quick trip out to Global III near Rochelle.